A random collections of blog posts, articles and other things I think are worth sharing.

HuffPost: 9 Lovely Thoughts That Will Brighten Your Day

Time: 5 Tips for Letting Go of Perfect Parenting

Athletchics: Athletchics Don’t Care How Tom Likes His Balls

Scary Mommy: Naps Are Not The Enemy & Other Things My Kids Don’t Realize

8 Reasons Children of the 1970s Should be Dead (LOL)

Scary Mommy: Who Will Tell Her She’s Not Beautiful

Huffington Post: The Likely Cause of Addiction (This is interesting…and thought provoking. Our “war on drugs” is clearly a big expensive failure. It’s like a game of Whack-a-mole — tamp down heroine, cocaine pops up…tamp down pot, crack pops up. People are looking for ways to ease their pain and the problem with the war on drugs is that we’re not examining or getting at the underlying problems that lead to addiction (whatever that addiction is — exercise, drugs, alcohol, etc.). Just taking it away and throwing everyone in prison does not solve the problem because the substance isn’t the real problem.)